St George in the East Church, London

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  • This church, in the heart of Shadwell, just across the street from the Cable Street mural, was built in 1729 by architect Nicholas Hawksmoor. Severely damaged by the bombardment, only the facade remained, however pleasant. To be seen only if you pass these parts on foot, certainly not an obligatory destination.
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  • These are two interesting churches....one new one built within the walls of the other. The original church was destroyed by an incendiary bomb in April 1941 during the Blitz. The original church was d...  more »
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  • A normal Anglican church (not high, not low, not "happy slappy") with an outstanding commitment to supporting the local and wider communities. The building is listed, being an almost 300 years old Hawksmoor, with renovation from WW2 bomb damage done in a thoughtful 1960s style which, amazingly, works very well. It is now a "resource church" for the CoE and there are three vicars (thankfully one is female) who conduct services along with two curates who are a married couple. Well worth a visit!
  • Lovely place. People are very friendly accommodating.
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